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Jack Shearer played Judge Ruffin during Season 8 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Shearer started his acting career in 1983, appearing in an episode of The Fall Guy. After that, he has appeared in other TV shows like Midnight Caller (with Mykelti Williamson), Seinfeld, NYPD Blue (with Jimmy Smits and Gabrielle Fitzpatrick), and Boston Legal (with Nestor Serrano and Bob Gunton).

Shearer is also known for his appearances in the Star Trek franchise. He has appeared in different roles on both Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. He also appeared on the feature film Star Trek: First Contact.

Aside of TV shows, Shearer has appeared in films like Disclosure (with Donald Sutherland), The Usual Suspects, Wag the Dog, The Negotiator (with Michael Cudlitz, Nestor Serrano, Carlos Gomez, and Dean Norris), and End of Days.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • The List (2007)
  • The Rain Makers (2005)
  • City of Ghosts (2002)
  • Heartbreakers (2001)
  • End of Days (1999)
  • The Negotiator (1998)
  • Wag the Dog (1997)
  • Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
  • The Usual Suspects (1995)
  • Disclosure (1994)

Television appearances

  • 24 (2010)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2005)
  • Ally McBeal (1999-2002)
  • Star Trek: Voyager (1995-2000)
  • NYPD Blue (1994-1998)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993-1995)
  • Midnight Caller (1988-1991)
  • The Fall Guy (1983)

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